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Deciding what to do after A Levels? Why not sign up for a lifetime of adventure and accomplishment!

Do you love the ocean? Would you like to travel the world on the seven seas and make a great living out of it? Then a career in the merchant navy is for you and Mercmarine Training can equi you with the skills you need to make your dreams come true.

Mercmarine Training is the best merchant navy training academy in Sri Lanka and is passionate about building a strong force of Sri Lankan seafaring professionals. Globally and in Sri Lanka there is a shortage of personnel for positions on merchant vessels and Mercmarine Training can give you a world-class education and training to ensure that you are amongst the highest quality of prospective sailors our there.

Established in 1986, Mercmarine Training is part of the global maritime giant, Mercmarine Group. Originally set up to meet the group’s internal requirements, the Institute has now grown to train world-class seafarers to meet the demands of the entire global industry and is approved by the Merchant Shipping Secretariat of Sri Lanka and recognized internationally. Mercmarine Training has even obtained the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Certifications from DNVGL.

Mercmarine has two purpose built training facilities located in Colombo and the southern port city of Galle that provide world-class academic knowledge and hands on practical training skills. The Galle facility is a residential facility and provides accommodation for cadets as well. Both facilities are supported by highly qualified lecturers and technical instructors with operational ship handling experience.

Being a part of an existing maritime shipping empire, Mercmarine Training can draw on experience in ship ownership, management and operations along with crew management experience that spans over a century. This means that Mercmarine Training is always at the forefront of shipping technology and can provide guaranteed onboard practical training to its trainees, which is an essential requirement to finally qualify as a merchant navy officer.

So if you are after your London GCE Advanced Level Exams and looking to set yourself up for a lifetime of adventure and high paying career opportunities, contact Mercmarine Training via email at or call us on 011 7476100 or 076 9387477.

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